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Ladies in the Field Sketches of Sport

By: Lady Violet Greville
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Ladies in the Field: Sketches of Sport" by Lady Violet Greville is a captivating portrayal of women in sports during the Victorian era. Through engaging sketches, Greville celebrates the courage and tenacity of female athletes as they pursue various sporting pursuits such as equestrianism, hunting, shooting, and fishing. In a time when gender roles were rigidly defined, Greville's work highlights the empowerment and liberation experienced by sportswomen engaging in outdoor activities. Against the backdrop of tradition, these women defy societal norms, embracing adventure and camaraderie in the pursuit of their passions. Greville's sketches not only showcase the athleticism and skill of these sportswomen but also delve into the camaraderie and sense of community that emerges within sporting circles. Through her insightful narratives, she sheds light on the challenges faced by women in a male-dominated arena while championing their resilience and determination. "Ladies in the Field" serves as a testament to the pioneering spirit of Victorian sportswomen, offering a glimpse into their world of outdoor adventure and athleticism. Greville's portrayal of these remarkable individuals inspires readers to embrace their own passions and break free from societal constraints, forging their path with courage and grace.

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Lady Violet Greville

Lady Violet Greville, a distinguished author and passionate sportswoman, presents her masterpiece, "Ladies in the Field: Sketches of Sport." In this captivating volume, Lady Greville intertwines her love for outdoor pursuits with her literary prowess, offering readers a vivid and insightful exploration of women's involvement in various sports during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Through a series of engaging sketches, she celebrates the courage, skill, and determination of female athletes, shedding light on their triumphs and challenges in traditionally male-dominated arenas. With eloquence and charm, Lady Greville brings to life the exhilarating world of equestrianism, hunting, shooting, and fishing, painting vivid portraits of women breaking barriers and defying societal norms. From the thrill of the hunt to the serenity of casting a line, each anecdote captures the spirit of adventure and camaraderie that unites sportswomen across different disciplines. "Ladies in the Field" stands as a testament to Lady Violet Greville's enduring legacy as both a pioneer in women's sports and a gifted storyteller. Through her insightful observations and engaging narratives, she invites readers to join her on a journey of exploration, empowerment, and inspiration amidst the beauty of the great outdoors.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 112pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362768976
  • ISBN-13: 9789362768971
  • Item Weight: 145.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.60mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenil e Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation